record holder

noun

Definition of record holder

:the person or thing that has achieved something no other person or thing has achieved :a person or thing that holds a record
  • He is the marathon world record holder.
  • They're developing an airplane that is expected to be faster than the current record holder.

Word by Word Definitions

record play
  1. : to set down in writing : furnish written evidence of

  2. : to deposit an authentic official copy of

  3. : to state for or as if for the record

  1. : the state or fact of being recorded

  2. : something that records: such as

  3. : something that recalls or relates past events

  1. : of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind

  1. : a function of an electronic device that causes it to record

holder play
  1. : a person that holds: such as

  2. : owner

  3. : tenant


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